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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Mechanic's liens. Amends the statute concerning mechanic's liens to provide that a statement and notice of intention to hold a lien filed after June 30, 2018, must include verifiable documentation of the performance of labor, or the furnishing of materials or machinery, on which the statement and notice of intention to hold a lien is based. Sets forth: (1) the information that the documentation must include; and (2) the forms that the documentation may take. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) files, or threatens to file, one or more notices of an intention to hold a mechanic's Mechanic's liens. Amends the statute concerning mechanic's liens to provide that a statement and notice of intention to hold a lien filed after June 30, 2018, must include verifiable documentation of the performance of labor, or the furnishing of materials or machinery, on which the statement and notice of intention to hold a lien is based. Sets forth: (1) the information that the documentation must include; and (2) the forms that the documentation may take. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) files, or threatens to file, one or more notices of an intention to hold a mechanic's lien with respect to the same: (A) property; or (B) property owner; primarily for purposes of harassment or intimidation; or (2) submits false, misleading, or forged documentation in connection with the filing of an intention to hold a mechanic's lien; commits a deceptive act that is subject to the remedies and penalties set forth in the deceptive consumer sales act. ... View more